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A Sarco prototype is on display at the Museum for Sepulchral Culture in the German city of Kassel, Photograph: Philip Nitschke/Museum for Sepulchral Culture

A right-to-die organisation has developed, and will offer from next year, a self-build capsule that allows people to end their lives using gas instea(...)

Tom Curran and his partner Marie Fleming, who suffered from multiple sclerosis, leaving the Four Courts in 2013 after Fleming lost her case to be allowed to die with dignity.  Photograph: Sam Boal/

The Dying with Dignity Bill brought forward by People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny was debated in the Dáil on Thursday and will be voted on in the comi(...)

Sinn Féin’s Eoin O’Broin: said the party will support the Bill moving to the next stage in the Dáil. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Féin have pledged to support the progress of new legislation which would let people who are terminally ill decide the timing of their own death. (...)

Kieran Cuddihy takes over from  Ivan Yates as host of the Hard Shoulder (Newstalk, weekdays). 

Ever since Pat Kenny succeeded Gay Byrne on the Late Late Show and transformed it from societally seismic broadcasting phenomenon into car crash telev(...)

Pakistan celebrate the running out of England captain Eoin Morgan during the third T20 international  at Old Trafford. Photograph: Jon Super/PA Wire

Pakistan 190-4 (M Hafeez 86 no, H Ali 54) beat England 185-8 (M Ali 61) by 5 runs Pakistan ended their tour of England with a win as the Twenty20 int(...)

Eoin Morgan’s 66 inspired England to victory over Pakistan. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty

Second T20: England 199-5 off 19.1 overs (E Morgan 66, D Malan 54, S Khan 3-34) beat Pakistan 195-4 (M Hafeez 69, B Azam 56, A Rashid 2-32) Eoin Morg(...)

Appointment of John Carroll (above) as Fine Gael general secretary will strengthen Leo Varadkar’s hold on the party.

John Carroll, one of the closest advisers to Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, has been appointed as the next general secretary of Fine Gael, the party has said.(...)

England captain  Eoin Morgan hits out during  the Third T20 International match against  South Africa  at Supersport Park in Pretoria. Photograph:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

South Africa 222-6 (H Klaasen 66, T Bavuma 49, Q de Kock 35, D Miller 35no; T Curran 2-33, B Stokes 2-35), England 226-5 (J Bairstow 64, E Morgan 57no(...)

Catherine Noone was quoted in The Times Ireland edition as having said of Mr Varadkar: ‘He’s autistic like, he’s on the spectrum, there’s no doubt about it. He’s uncomfortable socially and he doesn’t always get the in-between bits’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that comments by Catherine Noone about him being “autistic” were “ignorant”, but it was not proportionate for her to l(...)

 Fine Gael’s  Senator Catherine Noone and  candidate Deirdre Duffy on the Bull Wall:  Ms Noone apologised for  calling Taoiseach Leo Varadkar “autistic”. Photograph: Douglas O’Connor

Minister for Communications Richard Bruton was not consulted about a decision by Fine Gael headquarters to pause a vote management arrangement between(...)

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